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Deadline for Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme nears

The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) is calling for applications for its 2021 TEF Entrepreneurship Programme. With the deadline fast approaching on 31 March 2021...

3 days ago

Marketing dos and don'ts for the business owner

Successful marketing is just as much about following the right processes as it is about creative (and effective) outputs. You can't expect magic to happen without applying some method...

16 Feb 2021

Brené Brown's Dare to Lead online series invites you to build courage for these times of uncertainty

Julia Kerr Henkel, MD of Lumminos Coaching and a certified Dare to Lead facilitator, trained by Brené Brown, is hosting a series of Dare to Lead trainings in March, May and July this year...

Issued by Lumminos 11 Feb 2021

Finding the balance when managing a pitch process effectively

Now more than ever, due to the increasingly complex marketing ecosystem, marketers are seeing the use of intermediaries becoming more important in the daily scope of their operations and what they hope to achieve with their potential agencies during a pitch process...

By Johanna McDowell 2 Feb 2021

Afda launches two cutting edge, collaboration-driven courses for 2021

Afda is proud to launch a one-year, full-time, collaboration-driven postgraduate diploma in innovation for 2021 on our Johannesburg and Cape Town campuses as well as a three-year cutting edge bachelor of creative writing degree course...

By Earle Holmes, Issued by AFDA 1 Feb 2021

What you need to know before hiring the right SEO agency

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) has the most return on investment out of all digital marketing channels for businesses, so it only makes sense that more and more companies are investing in SEO for their websites...

By Mannie Usman 1 Feb 2021

Rethinking entrepreneurship in 2021

Almost 80% of SMEs (Small and Medium Enterprises) in South Africa fail within the first three years. This statistic presents a staggering blow to the South African economy, which is invested in the crucial role of SMEs in stimulating economic growth and providing relief from a shockingly high unemployment rate...

Issued by Wits Plus 27 Jan 2021

How years of rejection rocketed Sloom founder Rudo Kemp to a sleeping success

From floor salesperson to budding entrepreneur, meet the founder of South Africa's first and only comfort adjustable mattress brand, Sloom...

By Michelle Nel, Issued by Sloom 27 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Gaining a fullmetal heart

It's strange to write about advertising trends for 2021 when we've just emerged from a year of chaos. But chaos is perhaps, the only thing we can choose to come to terms with...

By Suhana Gordhan 19 Jan 2021

Marketing in times of uncertainty

2020 turned out so different to anything we could have imagined, and many marketing plans and ideas were shelved. Some for good reason. With reduced income, the marketing budget also shrinks....

By Andrea Paulsen 12 Jan 2021

5 social media megatrends for 2021

As traditional media strategies faltered, 2020 highlighted the growing relevance of social media marketing and the need for businesses to relook customer engagement...

By Leandri Janse van Vuuren and Sabrina Andreucci 7 Jan 2021

How young entrepreneurs are surviving the pandemic

The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and the lockdown has been devastating for young entrepreneurs. But despite the harsh economic climate some are still hustling and finding innovative ways to keep their businesses alive...

By Sandisiwe Shoba 31 Dec 2020

Gordon's Gin, the legend behind local entrepreneurs launches a mentorship platform to play its part in rebuilding the SA small business community

South Africa's entrepreneurs and small business owners are reeling from the economic impact of the global Covid-19 pandemic, which has hit this sector of business the hardest...

Issued by Gordon's Gin 17 Dec 2020



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